What you need to know
- Ted Lasso showrunner Bill Lawrence sat down for an interview with Vanity Fair.
- Lawrence talked about what the team behind the series is trying to accomplish.
- The writer also talked about creating an optimistic show in a pessimistic world.
Even Bill Lawrence found Ted Lasso's optimism hard to believe at first.
The Ted Lasso showrunner recently sat down with Vanity Fair for an interview about the series ahead of its second season debut. When asked what the team is trying to accomplish with Ted Lasso, Lawrence said that they are trying to write a show with heart and empathy in mind.
Some people have compared the character of Ted Lasso to the beloved Mister Rogers. When asked if Rogers was an inspiration for Lasso, Lawrence said it was actually much simpler than that.
Season two of Ted Lasso premieres on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 23. If you want to enjoy the new season in the best quality Apple TV+ has to offer, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2021.
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